Mobile technology is definitely what’s hot today. The earlier forecast of mobile devices overtaking desktop is already a reality worldwide.
Devices closely competing are the smartphone and tablets, in particular the iPad. Research group eMarketer has predicted that the number of iPad users in the U.S. will reach 53.2 million this 2012, an increase by more than 90 percent from the 2011 figure of 28 million. As for smartphone ownership, comScore estimated that the number will reach 110 million this year.
Tablet game apps are tops
Here are some interesting facts that might also surprise you. The research that covered 2,540 mobile users in Australia aged from 8 to 64 found that game apps for tablets are the most frequently purchased content these days. Also, tablets in many homes have become the top entertainment device edging out the TV. Australians are among the top users of mobile devices around the globe.